Cork Sports Partnership and Basketball Ireland have partnered with Healthy Ireland, Cork County Council and Cork City Council to run 9 ‘MARCH MADNESS’ cluster blitz’s in Cork City & County this March 2020. This programme is NOW OPEN to Cork City & County Basketball Clubs through an open application. Clubs will be accepted on the strength of their application received by Cork Sports Partnership.
Five successful clubs in Cork County and 4 successful clubs in Cork City will be selected to host a local basketball blitz with Primary Schools in their catchment area (minimum of 4 schools, 3rd – 6th classes, boys, girls and mixed) The aim of these events is to strengthen the club – school link within different areas of Cork City & County and to get more young children active through playing basketball.
Each club will receive support to cover the following costs when running their blitz:
- Basketball’s & carrier bag
- Green Shoots Manuals
- Hall Hire costs
- Coaching/Facilitator costs
- Certificates & medals